Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Employee Making Tires photograph   Save
Ohio Department of Industrial and Economic Development Collection
Description: This photograph shows a man making tires at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company factory in Akron, Ohio. Frank Seiberling (1859-1955) founded Goodyear in 1898. Located on the banks of the Little Cuyahoga River in Akron, the company operated in a converted strawboard factory with thirteen employees. Although its main product was tires, the company also made rubber poker chips, fire hoses, and horseshoe pads. By 1926 it had become the largest rubber company in the world. The photograph measures 8" x 10" (20.32 x 25.4 cm). View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: Om3084_3675638_001
Subjects: Transportation; Business and Labor; Tires; Tire industry; Rubber industry; Employees; Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
Places: Akron (Ohio); Summit County (Ohio)